Over thirty employees of William B. Meyer, Inc. gathered at the 5th Annual Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) Cycle of Life event on June 3, 2012 at St. Joseph’s College in West Hartford, CT. The event provides pediatric cancer survivors, patients, and families a festival-like atmosphere full of interactive games and activities, offering children and families the opportunity to reconnect with their caregivers and friends. William B. Meyer has been a major supporter of the event being a Constellation Sponsor. The company provides both financial and volunteer support to help with logistical needs and game/activity staffing at the event. William B. Meyer, Inc., a transportation, logistics, and distribution company is considered to be an integral contributor to the event’s success.
“William B. Meyer, Inc., is an exceptional community partner for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and the Cycle of Life Pediatric Cancer Survivorship Celebration. The dedication of their employees and executive management to every aspect of this unique celebration, since its inception in 2008, has greatly contributed to the success it is today. We are extremely grateful for their generosity of time, funds, and services,” said Caitlin Gadecki, Event Manager at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation.
Account Executive for William B. Meyer, Inc., Sherry Boyd, said “As a first-time participant in this event, I was amazed at how many children participated in the day’s activities. It’s a wonderful feeling to know that the company I work for puts a strong emphasis on supporting and giving back to our local community by participating in events such as Cycle for Life”.
The Stratford-based company has been a strong supporter of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center for many years and contributes not only to events such as Cycle for Life, but also donates over 500 teddy bears during the holiday season to children being treated at the hospital. The long-standing relationship that the organization has built with CCMC is one that both teams agree strengthens the connection between businesses and the communities they serve.
To learn more about the CCMC Cycle of Life Event go to: http://connecticutchildrensfoundation.org/cycleoflife